Real Estate w/R. Stevie Moore, Andrew Cedermark
Saturday, August 11
Better than: The thousand times I have listened to Real Estate's Days.
In front of shifty blue stage lights on Saturday night, Real Estate keyboardist Jonah Mauer squinted at his bandmate, guitarist Matt Mondanile. On ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images.
Remember when you had to drive an hour to a town you'd never been to just to see whatever D.I.Y. shit was going down in your state that weekend? You'd bitch about it at the ... More >>
Whatever show this was, it didn't make the list, remarkably. Pic by Rebecca Smeyne.Shea Stadium has been one of Brooklyn's finer DIY-type venues since opening in April 2009 -- after a quick move from Debevoise Avenue over to its current home at 20 Meadow Street (neighbor issues, alas), the sp ... More >>
Everybody wants to be a star on a Tuesday night. Pics by Rob, more below.Smith Westerns/Ducktails/Bass Drum of Death
Tuesday, January 18
Better Than: Well, certainly staying at home sulking about missing another Prince show at Madison Square Garden.
Every Smith Westerns lead-guit ... More >>
Are these kids at a Phish show or an Animal Collective show? You'll never know. Photo by Max Herman. Over the weekend, the Washington Post suggested that a shift was underway in the indie-rock community. As the headline went: "For indie rockers, 'jam band' increasingly no longer a shameful te ... More >>
Julian Lynch, La Big Vic, Campfires, and Ducktails
Friday, July 30
Julian Lynch played at Glasslands on Friday night on a bill with some old friends. It was a rare New York performance for the Ridgewood, New Jersey-born musician, who lives in Madison, Wisconsin and hates touring. Organ ... More >>
Friday, November 6
Cobain sweater. Check. Blonde, shoulder-length tangle. Check. "Let's all just have a good time," Girls' front man Christopher Owens said as he settled at the center of the stage at Bowery Ballroom. He said it flatly, no rocker pose or impishnes ... More >>